Found July 11, 2012 on Burning River Baseball:
At the half way point in the season, the Indians find themselves just where they were projected, between the White Sox and the Tigers. The unexpected part is that the White Sox are in first while the Tigers are in third. Cleveland is currently 3 games behind Chicago and a half game ahead of Detroit. The Indians will be able to decide their own fate this season, at least as far as Detroit is concerned as they will play each other in four more series. The Tribe also have two series against Chicago to end the year. Overall the Indians have been very inconsistant this season, although the same could be said about every team in the AL Central. If this was not the case someone probably would have ran away with the division by now. One of Cleveland's biggest problems has been facing left handed pitching, where they have gone 9-16 compared to 35-25 against right handers. They seem to have made some advancements of late in this situation, winning their last two. In fact since I wrote th...

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With the All Star game tonight Chicago Sports Life decided it was time to put together our list of the top players in Chicago.  With the way the season has gone thus far it is predominantly White Sox but a few Cubs did sneak in.  Take a look:
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